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Curtains w/o Rails

Postby trubadour » 22 Apr 2012, 19:32

How do I hang some curtain like things with out having rails or the wood backing one needs for rails?
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby 914 » 23 Apr 2012, 21:53

Curtain rods? You'd need to make sure they can hold the weight of your "curtain like things."
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby trubadour » 24 Apr 2012, 08:05

I haven't got any curtain rods nor, more importantly, the requisite fixtures to fit one.
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby Typhun » 24 Apr 2012, 15:14

Velcro can work for hanging relatively light materials. Sew the fuzzy half into the material and choose an appropriate adhesive for cementing the other half onto the wall.
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby Mucha Man » 25 Apr 2012, 23:06

trubadour wrote:I haven't got any curtain rods nor, more importantly, the requisite fixtures to fit one.


914 is talking about shower curtain like rods: ie, ones that extend out and are held in place by tension.

You can pick these up at any B&Q or Carrefore.

You can also get proper rods there with wood mounts. These can be glued to the wall providing your curtains aren't that heavy.

Velcro glued to the wall and also your curtain (or sewn as suggested above) also will work though your won't be able to open the curtains. I secured my Tibetan carpet to the wall this way.
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby PigBloodCake » 25 Apr 2012, 23:22

Muzha Man wrote:You can pick these up at any B&Q or Carrefore.


There is no longer a B&Q in the 'wan. It's now called 特力屋 without the B&Q moniker.
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby Mucha Man » 25 Apr 2012, 23:45

PigBloodCake wrote:
Muzha Man wrote:You can pick these up at any B&Q or Carrefore.


There is no longer a B&Q in the 'wan. It's now called 特力屋 without the B&Q moniker.


Goddam! I leave Taiwan for 6 weeks and all hell breaks loose.
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby trubadour » 29 Apr 2012, 14:37

thanks for the suggestions - I might be able to jam some in between the window frame :thumbsup:
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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby trubadour » 23 May 2012, 21:17

OK, for the record:

I went and asked the dude at reception (or whatever you call it) and to cut a long story short he gave me a special kind of rail that extends telescopically and which can just fit in the available space.

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Re: Curtains w/o Rails

Postby Abacus » 24 May 2012, 08:15

PigBloodCake wrote:
Muzha Man wrote:You can pick these up at any B&Q or Carrefore.


There is no longer a B&Q in the 'wan. It's now called 特力屋 without the B&Q moniker.


This happened a long time ago but it's still referred to B&Q.
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